“Rabbit Rescuers”: A School-Based Animal Welfare Education Intervention for Young Children
Contributor(s):: Williams, Joanne M., Cardoso, Mayra Padilla, Zumaglini, Silvia, Finney, Amy L., Knoll, Monja A.
Establishing consensus on the best ways to educate children about animal welfare and prevent harm: An online Delphi study
Contributor(s):: Muldoon, J. C., Williams, J. M.
The challenges and future development of animal welfare education in the UK
Understanding Preferences for Humane and Cruel Treatment of Pest Rodents in Site C, Khayelitsha, South Africa
Contributor(s):: Buckland, Adam, Nattrass, Nicoli
The cruel treatment of pest rodents is a neglected area of study. This paper uses a representative survey from Khayelitsha (Cape Town) to show that a minority of residents preferred rodent control to be humane but that most did not care how rats are killed and almost a fifth said they would be...
Responding to the problem of ‘food security’ in animal cruelty policy debates: building alliances between animal-centred and human-centred work on food system issues
Contributor(s):: Evans, Brodie, Johnson, Hope
Baby Steps: Minnesota Raises Certain Forms of Animal Cruelty to Felony Status
Contributor(s):: Corwin R. Kruse
The relationships between humans and animals are complex and contradictory; we welcome them into our homes and treat them as members of the family, yet we inflict upon them all manner of atrocities. Although laws prohibiting cruelty to animals exist in all...
Protecting Cats and Dogs in Order to Protect Humans: Making the Case for a Felony Companion Animal Statute in Mississippi
Contributor(s):: Deborah Challener
During the 2010 session of the Mississippi legislature, Senator Billy Hewes (R-Gulfport) introduced Senate Bill No. 2623 which, inter alia, made it a felony to "with malice torture, mutilate, maim, burn, starve, disfigure or kill any domesticated dog or cat." The penalty for a...
`Lion Griefs': the Wild Animal Act as Theatre
Contributor(s):: Stokes, John
Cruelty towards domestic cats
Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Maioka, P. C.
A comparison of the co-occurrence of family violence and animal abuse across violent and non-violent families
Contributor(s):: Gullone, Eleonora, Volant, Anne, Johnson, Judy
Battered women's reports of their partners' and their children's cruelty to animals
Contributor(s):: Ascione, Frank R.
Colorado Alliance for Cruelty Prevention: Safe Pets, Safe Families, Safe Communities
Contributor(s):: Mickish, Janet, Schoen, Kathleen
Cruelty to Animals and Violence to People
Contributor(s):: Petersen, Marie Louise, Farrington, David P.
The Development of a Screening Questionnaire for Childhood Cruelty to Animals
Contributor(s):: Guymer, Elise C., Mellor, David, Luk, Ernest S. L., Pearse, Vicky, Luk, E. S.
Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2008
[House Report 110-901][From the U.S. Government Printing Office]This bill makes it illegal to possess, ship, transport, purchase, sell, deliver, or receive any horse with the intent that it be slaughtered for human consumption. The bill also makes it illegal to engage in the above conduct with...
Research in Review: What Causes Cruelty?
Contributor(s):: DeRosa, Bill
Childhood Cruelty to Animals: A Tri-national Study
Contributor(s):: Mellor, David, Yeow, James, Hapidzal, Noor Fizlee Mohd, Yamamoto, Takashi, Yokoyama, Akimitsu, Nobuza, Yosuke
The relationship of religious and existential variables to scores on the animal-human continuity scale and perception of beliefs about animals and equality of mankind
Contributor(s):: Frank Lyle King, John C. Thomas (adviser)
The purpose of the present study is to determine the relationship between religious and existential variables and the Animal-Human Continuity Scale (Templer et al., 2006). The AHCS measures the extent that the respondent views animals and humans in a dichotomous versus a continuous perspective....
Not a living room sofa: changing the legal status of companion animals
| Contributor(s):: Susan J. Hankin
Although the law has traditionally treated non-human animals as property, public attitudes and many of our current laws already are beginning to reflect many ways in which animals, and especially companion animals, are fundamentally different from inanimate property. Despite these trends, the...
Cat killings reemphasize owner responsibility